January 2017
Interim Chief Executive Duane Kenagy at the State of the Port

'The Port of Long Beach Will Thrive'

In the annual State of the Port address, Interim Chief Executive Duane Kenagy outlined both the challenges and opportunities facing the Port of Long Beach today, stressing that the Port's strong financial position, environmental programs and investments in infrastructure, along with a strong Strategic Plan, will be key to Long Beach's success.

Pier B at Port of Long Beach

Comment Period Extended for Pier B Rail Facility Study


Cargo at Port of Long Beach

Cargo Drops to 6.8 Million TEUs During Challenging 2016


Parking lot parcel for sale near World Trade Center

Port Selling Parking Lot Parcel Near World Trade Center


Sea lions on buoy

Biodiversity, Water Quality on the Rise in San Pedro Bay


In Other News...

  • Mario CorderoFormer Long Beach Harbor Commissioner Mario Cordero has been replaced as the chairman of the Federal Maritime Commission, according to the Press-Telegram. The change of chairman is normal with a new presidential administration. Cordero, who says he plans to remain on the Commission, was named to the FMC in 2011 by President Obama and has been chairman since 2013. The new chairman, Michael A. Khouri, has served on the FMC since 2009. Read more
  • New Service: Wan Hai Lines of Taiwan is deploying an 8,000-TEU service to Long Beach in April, World Maritime News reported. Six ships will be deployed, with a six-week turnaround. Rotation will be Xiamen, Nansha, Hong Kong, Yantian, Long Beach, Oakland, Xiamen. 
  • A new shopping center focusing on food and drink has opened in Long Beach's Bixby Knolls neighborhood. The SteelCraft center is constructed from recycled shipping containers from the ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles. Read more
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